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Occupational Employment Statistics


37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

Perform any combination of light cleaning duties to maintain private households or commercial establishments, such as hotels and hospitals, in a clean and orderly manner. Duties may include making beds, replenishing linens, cleaning rooms and halls, and vacuuming.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northeast Minnesota 1,44079$15.56/hr$12.41/hr$12.67/hr$15.19/hr$18.06/hr$20.02/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities50$19.93/hr
Financial Activities230$16.30/hr
Professional and Business Services850$16.32/hr
Education and Health Services5,530$17.41/hr
Leisure and Hospitality5,640$14.93/hr
Other Services90$19.71/hr
Public Administration210$15.51/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 260$15.64/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 340$15.39/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 430$14.91/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 540$16.15/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 660$15.26/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 730$15.37/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 800$16.18/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 840$15.49/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 870$15.19/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 940$15.52/hr4.3%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 990$15.06/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 1,390$15.84/hr4.9%
Northeast Minnesota 1,440$15.19/hr9.3%
Southeast Minnesota 1,470$15.66/hr5.2%
Northwest Balance of State 1,870$15.30/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 2,020$15.28/hr7.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,290$16.72/hr3.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 5,980$16.59/hrN/A
Minnesota 12,630$15.91/hr4.9%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 4,930$15.06/hr22.9%
Food Preparation Workers 17,500$15.53/hr-4.4%
Waiters and Waitresses 32,510$13.76/hr17.4%

  • Assign duties to other staff and give instructions regarding work methods and routines.
  • Observe precautions required to protect hotel and guest property and report damage, theft, and found articles to supervisors.
  • Remove debris from driveways, garages, and swimming pool areas.
  • Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms, and other work areas so that health standards are met.
  • Hang draperies and dust window blinds.
  • Answer telephones and doorbells.
  • Dust and polish furniture and equipment.
  • Disinfect equipment and supplies, using germicides or steam-operated sterilizers.
  • Keep storage areas and carts well-stocked, clean, and tidy.
  • Replenish supplies, such as drinking glasses, linens, writing supplies, and bathroom items.